1. An disturbing rise in racism, xenophobia and intolerance has been apparent for some years now in Europe. Those affected include migrants and asylum seekers, Jews, Muslims and Roma, Sinti and Travellers, and the reason is a supposed incompatibility between groups of different origins on cultural and religious grounds. Along with traditional racism, there is also a “race-less racism” which is equally damaging because it tends to justify discrimination against certain groups and individuals.
During the latest UNITED conference “Overcome All Borders”, 4-9 May, Malaga (Spain), HOPE not Hate researcher Matthew Collins was interviewed about his past as a former member of the neofascist British National Party.
International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism – 9 November 2014
More than 220 coordinated actions united under the slogan “REMEMBER” have been organised by grass-roots organisations and different local groups in 45 European countries for the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism. On www.DayAgainstFascism.eu you can find many local activities that took place in Europe.
HOPE not hate European Editor Graeme Atkinson gives his take on the EU elections.